Magazine Features

Margie Mirken
May 28, 2011

One of the more colorful characters in the world of guitar making has to be Chuck Erikson, the bearded, bedazzled "Duke of Pearl." Today, he supplies most of the world's great... View This

Brian Fisher
May 28, 2011


Brian Fisher goes to Brooklyn, New York to talk to the guitar-toting brothers in indie-rock band the National.  Aaron and Bryce Dessner show off some of their tools of the... View This

Matt Bushlow
May 28, 2011


Paul Languedoc is best known for the guitars he's built for Phish. Creston Lea is best known for his hand-painted art guitars. Matt Bushlow follows the two Vermont luthiers... View This

Orville Johnson
May 28, 2011

Orville Johnson first met Dobro legend Tut Taylor in 1971 at Bill Monroe's Bean Blossom Special. Here, 40 years later, he interviews the music legend at Taylor's North Carolina home... View This

Jason Verlinde
April 14, 2011

I walk up a flight of stairs and enter the huge room, still cold from Chicago’s February air. Before I can take off my coat and get my recorder running, Nels Cline -- avant-garde hero,... View This